Granola on the Go
Your kids will love the crunchy, sweet taste of this granola for breakfast, as a quick snack or as a topping on yogurt. Parents, you'll love knowing this recipe provides plenty of vitamin E and fiber-rich ingredients. It's also lower in sugar than many store-bought versions.
- 4 1/2 cups rolled oats
- 1/4 cup wheat bran
- 1/2 cup wheat germ
- 1/4 cup nuts or seeds (try a combo such as sunflower or sesame seeds and walnuts)
- 1/2 cup honey
- 1/4 cup apple juice
- 1/2 cup assorted, chopped dried fruit such as apricots, apples or figs
- 2 Tbs canola oil
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- Preheat oven to 350F (175C). Coat a 9x13-inch (23x33cm) pan with nonstick cooking spray.
- In a large bowl, mix together oats, bran, germ, nuts and cinnamon.
- Blend honey, canola oil and juice. Add mixture to oats and stir until well-coated.
- Spread granola onto a baking sheet and cook 25 minutes, stirring a few times so that granola browns evenly. Remove from oven and let the granola cool on the baking sheet for 10 minutes.
- Add dried fruit when mixture cools. Store in an air-tight container.
Calories from Fat 99 (21%)
(18%)Total Fat 11g
(7%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Total Carbohydrate 81g
(44%)Dietary Fiber 11g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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